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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is cron?

    Is a time based Job scheduler in Linux or Unix Computer Operating system.In which the user can setup and schedule the Scripts to run periodically at fixed time.

  • What is the longest possible interval between cron jobs?

    Eight Years, Yes the Longest time between two crons Jobs being run is eight year for the Unix or linux type operating system.

  • How to check crontab logs?

    If the cron Job is enable or running properly in ubuntu or linux System. First You check cron job is running or not you can do something like, sudo status cron or ps aux | grep cron.If its running by default the cron logs in linux is located at /var/log/syslog.

  • How to edit crontab?

    First you check you have crontab file by the command crontab -l in linux/unix system. if the file exist you can edit a crontab file run the following command: crontab -e

  • How to enable crontab?

    It can be done by 'crontab mycronfile' or 'crontab -e mycronfile'.

  • How to run crontab?

    First you open the Crontab file by the following command : crontab -e.If you need to run the file at any time just add the following command in it. expression php /path of the file.

  • How to check if a crontab is running or not?

    By the following command in linux system you will get the all crontab file with status :crontab -l .

  • How to check all the running cron jobs?

    By the following command in linux system you will get the all crontab file with status :crontab -l .

  • How to run sh file in crontab?

    Add Your sh file in to the Crontab.first edit the crontab by following command: crontab -e then add your file in it. * * * * * sh /home/v/test.sh

  • How to restart crontab?

    To restart cron service in linux or Ubuntu: # systemctl restart crond.service, for CentOS: service crond restart.